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    Teachers and students taught to fight back - Good idea? Bad idea?

    Teachers, students in one Alabama city told to fight back if facing violent intruder | Fox News

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. Police have a new method for dealing with armed attackers who get inside school buildings in Tuscaloosa: They're teaching educators and students to fight back.
    School systems typically tell workers and students to lock every possible door and hide if an intruder enters a classroom building. But Tuscaloosa schools have started a program with city police in which employees and students are being trained to fight back if necessary.
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    Interesting concept. A combination of both perhaps? I don't think I could just sit by and let something happen if I were a student or staff member.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lewisipso View Post
    Interesting concept. A combination of both perhaps? I don't think I could just sit by and let something happen if I were a student or staff member.
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